POLITICS
11/01/2011 03:15 pm ET Updated Jan 01, 2012

Congress Voting Records Show Few Lawmakers With Perfect Attendance

According to an analysis of House attendance, nearly 20 current members have missed more than 10 percent of the votes this year. Most said they were ill or were tending to sick family members. Representative Jared Polis, Democrat of Colorado, missed several weeks of votes during what might have been the first paternity leave for a gay member of Congress.

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